Violinist Miho Saegusa has performed as soloist with the New Jersey Symphony, Aspen Chamber Symphony and Concert Orchestra, and the Juilliard Orchestra, among others. Passionate about chamber music, she has been a participant at various festivals including Marlboro, Great Lakes and Music@Menlo in the United States, as well as the Kitakyushu International Music Festival in Japan. She has also toured with Musicians from Marlboro, Argento Chamber Ensemble, and the String Orchestra of NYC. Ms. Saegusa has served as Assistant Concertmaster of the Kansas City Symphony, and has been a member of the IRIS Orchestra since 2001, where she has held the Isaac Stern Concertmaster Chair on numerous occasions. She was the first-ever recipient of the Dorothy DeLay fellowship at the Aspen Music Festival, and additional honors include prizes at the New Jersey Symphony Young Artist Auditions, the Wieniawski-Lipinski International Competition, and the Yehudi Menuhin International Competition. Born in Kitakyushu, Japan, Ms. Saegusa has played the violin since the age of five, and her principal teachers include Masao Kawasaki and Dorothy DeLay. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University in 2001, and completed graduate work at The Juilliard School, earning her Master of Music in 2003 and Artist Diploma in 2005.


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